Theatrical Firearms Instructor Certification

MACE NFP - Crowne Plaza O'Hare

Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Crowne Plaza O'Hare 5440 N River Rd RosemontIL  60018
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Crowne Plaza O'Hare 5440 N River Rd RosemontIL  60018

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What's Included

Members of the SAFD can apply to become Theatrical Firearms Safety Instructors. SAFD Firearms Safety Instructors MAY NOT be: Convicted of or under indictment for a felony, a fugitive, adjudicated as a mental defective or who has been committed to any mental institution, addicted to or an unlawful user of marijuana or a stimulant, depressant, or narcotic drug or an alien illegally or unlawfully in the United States. To apply to be a Theatrical Firearms Safety Instructor must meet all of the following requirements: Be a SAFD member in good standing and hold the rank of CT, FD or FM. A member of the SAFD who is not a CT, FD or FM may petition for the right to apply to become a Theatrical Firearms Safety Instructor and should contact the Theatrical Firearms Safety Task Force for guidelines to do so. Document significant skills in the safe use of theatrical firearms. This will be represented by a firearms specific professional resume, critical reviews of work with firearms for film and stage, etc. Applicants resume will be reviewed by the Theatrical Firearms Safety Task Force. In addition to experience staging gunplay for theatre and film, the applicant must also document training with practical firearms by a nationally recognized institution. This experience can include military gun experience, police weapons training, National Rifle Association basic pistol certification, etc. Within three years of application, has participated, as a student or Teaching Assistant, in a complete Theatrical Firearms Safety Course, including taking the SAFD written test and paying the $35 test fee. Complete the one-day (7 hour) Theatrical Firearms Safety Instructor course. This course can be completed at the conclusion of the Theatrical Firearms Safety Course or at a later date. The Theatrical Firearms Safety Course can only be taught by an SAFD Theatrical Firearms Safety Master Instructor. The course shall consist of two parts: Part one will cover discussion on course pedagogy, classr

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MACE nfp is a not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to provide education and training that specializes around physical movement in the performing arts. By focusing on meeting the current needs and trends of the industry while maintaining and emphasizing time proven techniques and methodologies, we will help foster performers who are more knowledgeable and better prepared to safely handle the physical demands placed on the human body.

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